Stories about Ukraine from June, 2009
Maria Sonevytsky of My Simferopol Home writes on being a “lady ethnographer” in Ukraine and on xenophobia in Crimea: “Ukraine today is caught between two warring accounts of history, as...
Ukrainiana writes about Viktor Lozynsky, a Ukrainian MP who has recently been involved in the brutal shooting of a 53-year-old unemployed man.
Greetings from Kyiv links to Kyiv Post's photos of a protest by Iranian students in Kyiv.
Profy writes about a scandal involving a Ukraine-based Russian Orthodox priest – LJ user abbatus-mozdok – whose blogging manners were deemed inappropriate by the church officials.
A Step At A Time draws attention to the launch of a website dedicated to the victims of communism worldwide, by the Global Museum on Communism.
Balkans via Bohemia looks at how the events in Iran “would play out vis a vis other successful and unsuccessful revolutions in the past two decades,” including those in Serbia,...
IZO reports that Alina Ayvazova, Kyiv mayor's wife, has paid £2.47 million at an auction in London to acquire two paintings by Russian artists Ilya Repin and Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin.
Little Miss Moi links to a Mirror.co.uk's profile of UK-based Ukrainian artist Olha Pryymak, who blogs at Olechko.org.
Ukrainiana posts an update on the failed coalition between the Party of Regions and BYuT.
Window on Eurasia writes about the continuing protest and growing discontent of a group of Crimean Tatar activists in Kyiv.
Taras Kuzio shares his thoughts on the looming “grand coalition” in Ukraine.
J. Otto Pohl links to the witness accounts of the Crimean Tatar deportations posted on the The International Committee for Crimea site.
The Turkish Invasion writes about Turkish sex tourism (aka “morale tour for business partners”) in Ukraine.
Ukrainiana explains “the master plan about to be implemented by opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych (PRU) and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko (BYuT)”: “Imagine Obama and McCain had chosen not to run....
“Gastarbeiters in the Russian Federation are sending approximately 50 percent less money back to their homelands in the CIS than they did six months ago,” Window on Eurasia reports.